Hacker
Death Grips Lyrics


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Goin' back to Tangier
With some Jordans and a spear
Post-Christian shit
Post chicken or the egg addiction shit
Pass the sherm stick
Neo-reality
Be the freak you wanna see
Just don't follow me
I'm on a journey to
The center of three
Grab your fucking chain and drag you through the bike lane
While everybody's like no

I got this pregnant snake
Stay surrounded by long hairs
A plethora of maniacs
And spiral stairs
Make your water break
In the apple store
Sink or swim, who fucking cares
Cut the birth cords
Press send
Yeah thick
Gaga can't handle this shit

Headed for the Sammy Davis wing
Throw up a black hole at the entrance of linens n things
On the way
Never call it a day
Visit Tesla's grave for the ninth time today
Still on the way
Bigger wigs

(When you come out your shit is gone)
I'm in your area
I know the first three numbers
I'm in
When you come out
Your shit is gone

You'll catch a jpeg to the head
Über reach
You're an intern
On Wikileaks
Most loved therefore most hated
Come and knock on the door we've been waiting for you
Game changer
Reclusive aggressive
Yingin and yanging noided
Info warrior jack the hacker
The rolling stoner
Profit on disaster

My existence is a
Momentary lapse of reason
Got the DNA of gothic lemons
Shred it thirteen times
Out of eleven
Your bad ideas are the ATM
Shed my skin
Leave it for the homeless
To sleep it
Prodigal, fuck that nautical
Teachin' bitches how to swim

I'm in your area
I know the first three numbers
I'm in
(Teachin' bitches how to swim)

Now backstroke
Through your k-hole
Don't run
Ya might slip
The table's flipped now we got all the coconuts bitch

Burmese babies under each arm
Screamin' beautiful songs
The cray cray ultra contrarion
Havin' conversations
With your car alarm
When you come out
Your shit is gone
Soon your crew will be servin' sandwiches named after me
Vietnamese style fool, please
Front row at the mass games

Untraceable by name
You speak of us in certain circles you will be dethroned or detained
Gone

I'm in your area




I know the first three numbers
I'm in

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to "Hacker" by Death Grips begin with the singer returning to a place called Tangier wearing a pair of Jordans and holding a spear, indicating that he has embraced the neo-reality that the band is famous for. The lyrics reference Post-Christian and post-chicken or the egg addiction themes. The singer then smokes a sherm stick, which is a term for a clothes-dipped blunt, and encourages listeners to "be the freak you wanna see" but warns them not to follow him. The lyrics suggest that while he is on a journey to the center of three, he is willing to grab a chain and drag listeners through a bike lane.


The singer describes his entourage as being surrounded by long hairs (hippies, perhaps), and says that they are moving through a plethora of maniacs and spiral stairs. The lyrics suggest that the singer is on an absurdist journey, as he talks about making someone's water break in an Apple Store and then saying "sink or swim, who fucking cares." The third verse references Tesla's grave and a Sammy Davis wing and the fourth verse references Wikileaks and profit on disaster.


Line by Line Meaning

Goin' back to Tangier
Returning to a place where they experienced a lot of change and chaos


With some Jordans and a spear
Bringing trendy sneakers and a primitive weapon for protection


Post-Christian shit
Rejecting traditional Christian morality and values


Post chicken or the egg addiction shit
Philosophically pondering whether addiction comes before or after indulging in it


Pass the sherm stick
Sharing the drug PCP


Neo-reality
Embracing a new, unconventional version of reality


Be the freak you wanna see
Encouraging individuality and self-expression


Just don't follow me
Not wanting others to blindly emulate them


I'm on a journey to
Exploring new experiences and perspectives for personal growth


The center of three
Seeking balance and harmony among three different aspects of themselves


Grab your fucking chain and drag you through the bike lane
Physically assaulting someone and dragging them on the road


While everybody's like no
Disregarding other people's reactions and opinions


I got this pregnant snake
Possessing something dangerous and powerful


Stay surrounded by long hairs
Being around unconventional, nonconformist people


A plethora of maniacs
Being around many unstable and unpredictable people


And spiral stairs
Navigating a complex, challenging path


Make your water break
Shock or surprise someone to the point of causing physical harm


In the apple store
Causing commotion and chaos in a public place


Sink or swim, who fucking cares
Taking risks without concern for the consequences


Cut the birth cords
Breaking ties with one's past


Press send
Taking action and sending a message


Yeah thick
Being confident and proud


Gaga can't handle this shit
Being too intense or unconventional even for Lady Gaga


Headed for the Sammy Davis wing
Going to a specific location where they feel they belong


Throw up a black hole at the entrance of linens n things
Creating chaos and destruction in a commercial store


On the way
Continuing their journey


Never call it a day
Avoiding stagnation or complacency


Visit Tesla's grave for the ninth time today
Paying homage to a revolutionary inventor and thinker


Still on the way
Continuing to explore and push boundaries


Bigger wigs
Having more influence and power


(When you come out your shit is gone)
Warning others that they will face consequences if they mess with them


I'm in your area
Being present and causing chaos nearby


I know the first three numbers
Being familiar with the area code of their location


You'll catch a jpeg to the head
Being attacked or punished in a digital manner


Über reach
Exceeding expectations and limitations


You're an intern
Being inexperienced or low on the hierarchy


On Wikileaks
Being associated with a controversial whistleblowing organization


Most loved therefore most hated
Being polarizing and attracting both devotion and criticism


Come and knock on the door we've been waiting for you
Inviting confrontation and conflict with adversaries


Game changer
Revolutionizing and disrupting the status quo


Reclusive aggressive
Being reserved and secretive, but also aggressive and confrontational


Yingin and yanging noided
Embracing both light and dark aspects of oneself, despite the fear or paranoia that comes with it


Info warrior jack the hacker
Being a skilled and dedicated fighter for internet freedom and activism


The rolling stoner
Being carefree and traveling without attachments, while also being heavily involved in drug culture


Profit on disaster
Benefitting or profiting from tragic or disastrous events


My existence is a momentary lapse of reason
Feeling lost or like their life is a mistake or fluke


Got the DNA of gothic lemons
Being an unconventional and unique personality


Shred it thirteen times out of eleven
Describing something that is beyond comprehension or measure


Your bad ideas are the ATM
Benefitting from others' mistakes or bad decisions


Shed my skin
Letting go of one's past or identity


Leave it for the homeless to sleep it
Abandoning material possessions to those less fortunate


Prodigal, fuck that nautical
Rejecting traditional values or traditions related to wealth or sailing


Teachin' bitches how to swim
Empowering others and sharing knowledge or skills


Now backstroke through your k-hole
Mocking or provoking someone who is high or delusional


Don't run, ya might slip
Being cautious and avoiding risks


The table's flipped now we got all the coconuts bitch
Gaining power and turning the tables on those who opposed them


Burmese babies under each arm
Being in possession of something valuable or precious


Screamin' beautiful songs
Being loud, proud, and expressive


The cray cray ultra contrarion
Being violently opposed to conformity or normality


Havin' conversations with your car alarm
Being delusional or disconnected from reality


Soon your crew will be servin' sandwiches named after me
Achieving fame or notoriety, to the point of being memorialized in food


Vietnamese style fool, please
Being dismissive or condescending towards others


Front row at the mass games
Being a witness to a significant or historic event


Untraceable by name
Being anonymous or difficult to identify


You speak of us in certain circles you will be dethroned or detained
Warning others not to cross them or speak negatively of them


Gone
Leaving or disappearing


I'm in your area
Being present and causing chaos nearby


I know the first three numbers
Being familiar with the area code of their location




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Written by: Andrew Morin, Stefan Corbin Burnett, Zachary Charles Hill

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@johnpassaniti4417

I recently called for an Uber to take me home. When the driver arrived, he noticed I was removing headphones. Uber drivers are often bored out of their minds and try to make small talk to keep themselves awake. "What were you listening to?", he asked. "A band called Death Grips", I replied. "I FUCKING LOVE DEATH GRIPS!!" he yelled and wanted to know what song. I told him "Hacker" and he exclaims it's one of his favorites. He asks if he can switch away from the boring generic Jazz sludge playing on the car's audio to Death Grips, I say, "of course" and he punches a few buttons and "Hacker" starts. I'm about four minutes away from home, and when he gets there, he cracks a joke. "I'm in your area/ I know the first three numbers". Good show, random Uber driver. You get five stars and a tip.

@turnt0ff

John Passaniti that’s fucking awesome.

@lisin4444

Wholesome

@kiwi.fruit.twitch.sensation

and then everyone started clapping

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